Piwiwiwi is solely owned and operated by Nick & Julie O’Connell and our two children Holly & William . We are are true N.Z natives , born and bred in the beautiful south Island.
We have a real passion for making sure all our guests feel very welcome and we love to be able to go just that little bit further to make what is most peoples “trip of a life time” the best experience possible!
We are both pretty typical Kiwi’s , we love the outdoors and the water. We love holidays away camping in our beautiful country and sharing that with our kids.
Nick is a big car guy and loves American car culture and has built and restored a number of American muscle cars over the years. He is the main contact for the company and handles all customer contact and operations for the business. In a previous life Nick was in Management for customer service and sales in the engineering & transport industry.
Julie loves getting out on the water on Jet Ski whenever possible and getting down to our fav spot Lake Tekapo with the family. Julie runs all the business accounts and makes sure everything is kept in check.
In a previous life Julie was the office manager for a vehicle finance company.
We really love introducing our guests to the whole family & Nick is often accompanied by either one or both kids as they slowly learn the ropes to one day take over the family business 😁